On This Day

What Happened in 1008

Famous People Born in 1008

  • May 4 Henry I, King of the Franks (1031-60), born in Reims, France (d. 1060)
  • Oct 12 Emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan, 68th Emperor of Japan (1016-36), born in Heian-kyō, Japan (d. 1036)

Famous People Who Died in 1008

  • Apr 10 Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies